Smyrna Mayor Mary Esther Reed and StoneCrest Chief Medical Officer Dr. Eric Schuck

Day in Corona: Bill Ketron surfaces and what Smyrna and La Vergne are doing

Mar 24, 2020 at 09:52 am by Michelle Willard 1

While mayors from across the state (including Shane McFarland) have been doing everything they can to reassure the public, our County Mayor Bill Ketron has been suspiciously a.... Read More
A recreation of restaurants in Murfreesboro featuring an empty chair.

Day in Corona: Can they tell us to stay home?

Mar 23, 2020 at 09:45 am by Michelle Willard

Over the weekend, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland declared a "state of emergency" in the city and issued a series of orders that impact restaurants, bars and gyms. That wa.... Read More
Shane McFarland is a leader

McFarland declares state of emergency, closes most businesses to traffic

Mar 21, 2020 at 06:04 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland issued an order Saturday, March 21, declaring a local "State of Emergency" for the City of Murfreesboro in response to COVID-19, the novel c.... Read More
Novel Coronavirus

Week in Corona: Rutherford County has 5 confirmed cases

Mar 21, 2020 at 11:35 am by Michelle Willard

The biggest thing that bothers me, other than a lack of leadership, is that the state seems to be hoarding information from the public. Yesterday, I accused Bill Ketron of wi.... Read More
Two "leaders" Bill Ketron and Bill Lee

Week in Ketron: Why is our county mayor lying to us about COVID-19?

Mar 20, 2020 at 03:54 pm by Michelle Willard 2

I only have one question today: Why is our county mayor lying to us? In these unprecedented and trying times, we need a strong leader who isn't afraid to tell us the truth..... Read More

United Way offers giving opportunity to help with basic needs during pandemic

Mar 20, 2020 at 07:00 am by United Way

In less than two weeks, the Middle Tennessee community has been faced with destructive tornadoes and now the development of COVID-19 throughout the country. As the community.... Read More
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Nissan suspends production

Mar 19, 2020 at 02:19 pm by Michelle Willard

Nissan announced that it will temporarily suspend production of its manufacturing facilities in the U.S. starting March 20 through April 6. The company is taking this action.... Read More

How to keep tabs on your government from the comfort of home

Mar 19, 2020 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

In response to recent guidance issued by the CDC and Tennessee Department of Health, the City of Murfreesboro is strongly discouraging citizens from attending Council meetings.... Read More
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

How local businesses and others are responding to COVID-19

Mar 19, 2020 at 10:15 am by Michelle Willard

According to a report from WalletHub, Tennessee has fallen behind other states in its response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). To identify which states are taking the la.... Read More
UT Extension

How the UT Extension Can Help You Plan for Income Loss During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mar 19, 2020 at 08:00 am by Downtown Hotness

The coronavirus pandemic is causing rapid changes to our daily lives and the economy. Work hours are being reduced and jobs are being cut across many industries. University of.... Read More
Week in Ketron

Week in Ketron: Pandemics, firings and more fines

Mar 18, 2020 at 09:00 am by Michelle Willard

With the pandemic panic going on I thought it might be a good opportunity to catch up with the goings on in the Historic Courthouse. While everyone is panic buying toilet p.... Read More

How Smyrna is taking proactive measures regarding COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as the Tennessee Department of Health, The Town of Smyrna continues to monitor and adjust prot.... Read More